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Month: October 2017

Re: [trinity-users] FVWM & TDE

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2017 18:07:42 -0800
On Monday 09 October 2017 04:50:18 pm E. Liddell wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Oct 2017 21:43:47 +0200
> Gerhard Zintel <gerhard.zintel@...> wrote:
> > On Monday 09 October 2017, Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> > > When I start kmail without "starttde" - from xterm under fvwm for
> > > example - then klicking on a *.pdf in kmail results in a dialog popping
> > > up ("What application ..."). "kcontrol" starts with an empty
> > > splitscreen window, no modules visible.
> >
> > Same for me starting TDE applications. Not only Kmail asks for the kind
> > of program to be used to open any application. Even Konqueror asks for it
> > when adviced to open something in an external window. It opens PDF, PNG
> > and others fine in its internal viewer though.
> It sounds to me like KMail etc. are failing to find a list of associations
> between mimetypes and applications, but I'm not sure where that information
> is stored (I do seem to remember than KDE3 did not follow the standard for
> storing that information that's now used by most desktops--did we ever
> update
> E. Liddell

My issue is different but what I have found that might be relevant:

When TDE starts up normal as the default DE,  lots of "declare -x XDG_=*"   
Trinity "stuff" gets set. Check your export command and compare the 
difference for a TDE session and a FVWM session.